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are Ascaris lumbricoides (roundworm) Trichuris trichiura (whipworm) Necator americanus (hookworm). Tapeworm pinworm.

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3 are Ascaris lumbricoides (roundworm) Trichuris trichiura (whipworm) Necator americanus (hookworm). Tapeworm pinworm

4 ingestion of undercooked foods drinking infected water and skin absorption

5 Abdominal pain Diarrhea Nausea and vomiting Gas or bloating Dramatic weight loss Feeling tired Passing worms in their stool Immune supression

6 The larva mature in the lungs. The adult worms produce eggs which are shed in the feces. Most infections produce no symptoms.

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8 Shaped like a whip, the thin end is embedded in the mucosa while the thin end extends into the bowel lumen. Colitis, dysentery and rectal prolapsed may occur in those with heavy infection. Eggs are shed into the stool.

9 human nematode infection The worms are about 1/2 inch long. Produces anemia treatment consists of iron replacement

10 Caused by eating raw or undercooked meat of animals infected with tapeworms Grow in the intestines Segmented Eggs also be spread by infected individuals with poor hygiene No major symptoms, but abdominal pain may occur. Can be diagnosed by passing segments through stool

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12 Very small The most common intestinal worm infection in the US Most common in school-age children Spread by direct contact The cycle Symptoms: intense itching difficulty sleeping Treatment: antivirus medication intense cleaning to kill eggs

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14 A form of malnutrition that occurs when there is not enough protein in the diet Most common in areas where there is limited food supply. Symptoms: Changes in skin pigment Fatigue *Large belly that sticks out Swelling (edema)

15 malnutrition impaired growth. mental retardation death

16 fiber-rich ingredients taking antibiotics Daily multivitamins Albendazole ( what we prescribe at clinics)

17 Wash all fruits and vegetables in clean water before eating Wear shoes or slippers Water from septic tanks or other potentially contaminated sources should not be used for watering vegetables. Using a latrine, rather than in the bush or around the home or school. Young children should be taught to use chamber pots, which can then be emptied into a latrine. Children should be taught to wash their hands after using the latrine, after playing in dirty soil, after farming or gardening and before preparing or eating food.

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19 Bonjou..………………..…………….Good Morning Bonswa..……………….…Good Afternoon/Evening B n nuit………….………...……………Good Night B n jouné………….…… Have a Good Day O revwa……………………….………….Good Bye Kouman ou yé……….…….…………How Are You? Mwen Byen……………...……… Im Good Mèsi……..………………………………Thank You Souplè………………..………………….…..Please Kouman ou rele?………………What is your Name?


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